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Sustainable Impact: Infrastructure for Healthy Living

Sustainable Impact: Infrastructure for Healthy Living

How Urban Infrastructure Influences Our Health and Environment. City & regional planning can support fresh food access and active lifestyles that affect not only our health, but also the Earth’s ability to support our livelihoods. //ISSUE POINTS According to the American Heart Association, nearly 70% of American adults are overweight or obese—this means 7 out of 10 of our constituents are at high risk for chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure and diabetes. Heart disease, alone,…

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What Remains of Hawaiian Sugar?

What Remains of Hawaiian Sugar?

How the story of food, culture, and family intertwine. The next time you peruse the aisles of your local grocery store, snag a bag of Hawaiian sugar as it may be the last time you see it on the shelves—well, the last time you see REAL Hawaiian sugar. The last batch of cane sugar was shipped aboard the Moku Pahu with the closing of the last remaining sugar plantation on the Islands this past January, marking the end of an era that…

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